Strangers in the Night: A Brief History of Life on Other Worlds

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The father-son team of David E. Fisher and Marshall Jon Fisher brings the study of extraterrestrial life down to earth. They trace humankind's attempts to discover life on other worlds - a discipline known in scientific circles as exobiology. Beginning in the 17th century with the story of Giordano Bruno, whose interest in the mysteries of the universe caused him to be burned at the stake, the study continues through to the late 1990s highlighting scientific breakthroughs: evidence of fossilized organisms in a meteorite ...

Strangers in the Night: A Brief History of Life on Other Worlds 1998, Counterpoint LLC, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781887178877

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